NFL rumors are swirling around Sam Bradford. According to CBS Sports, he was none too pleased that the Philadelphia Eagles decided to trade away several assets in the upcoming draft to acquire the second overall selection. The belief is that the team will be choosing a quarterback. That means that Bradford might not be the starter any more despite signing a big contract earlier in the year.
The first two guys being chosen in the NFL are more than likely going to be quarterbacks. Carson Wentz and Jared Goff have skyrocketed to the top of the list because the league is desperate to find guys that can throw the ball and run an offense. There aren’t too many of them available. That’s why teams in the National Football League are willing to overspend to ensure that they have a starting caliber player at the position. Backup quarterbacks are now being paid like starters.
Even though the Los Angeles Rams moved into the first overall spot in the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles did not want to give up on their chances of acquiring one of the top two quarterbacks. The Rams haven’t decided between Carson Wentz and Jared Goff yet. However, it appears that the Eagles are perfectly fine with taking whichever one is not selected by the Eagles. Philadelphia feels that Wentz and Goff both have potential to be franchise quarterbacks.
While he didn’t make a lot of noise when it happened, Sam Bradford might have been upset with the Philadelphia Eagles when they signed Chase Daniel. The former Kansas City Chiefs backup quarterback was handed a three-year contract worth $21 million. That’s a lot of money for a backup in the NFL. It’s the kind of money that you pay someone that might need to start. Bradford would have had to look over his shoulders all season.
Even before the big trade, the Philadelphia Eagles were going to be under the spotlight. That happens when you go from Chip Kelly to Doug Pederson. Now, people are going to be more curious about the Eagles because they want to see how Sam Bradford handles himself. He’s already reportedly upset with the situation. Bradford might grow to become even more frustrated once Carson Wentz or Jared Goff is on the roster.
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